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December 7, 2013
by Hallgeir Olsen
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Today: Tom Waits is 64 Happy Birthday

 [He's got a voice sounding] “like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, and then taken outside and run over with a car.”~Daniel Durchholz  “I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible … Continue reading

May 7, 2013
by Egil
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Today: The Rolling Stones released Paint It, Black in 1966 [US] – 47 years ago

Brian Jones plucked the haunting sitar melody at the 1966 L.A. session for this classic. Bill Wyman added klezmer-flavored organ; studio legend Jack Nitzsche played the gypsy-style piano. “Brian had pretty much given up on the guitar by then,” said … Continue reading

December 7, 2012
by Egil
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Today: Tom Waits is 63

[He's got a voice sounding] “like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, and then taken outside and run over with a car.” ~Daniel Durchholz “I like beautiful melodies telling me … Continue reading

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